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CBS
Feb 11, 2013 5:00pm EST
. >>> the future of america, president obama will focus on the u.s. economy on his state of the union address. we get a preview. >> and observing black history month, listening to baltimore's voices in the struggle for civil rights. the story coming up here on wjz. >> and here's today's report from wall street. we'll be right back. >>> it's 5:30, 52 degrees and mostly cloudy. good evening thank you for staying with wjz eyewitness news. here are some of the stories people are talking about tonight. a former maryland first lady wants to be anne arundel county's next exective. but she faces some tough competition. mike hellgren has kendall ehrlich one on one talking about her future. >> reporter: kendall ehrlich says she was not even thinking about it until she started getting calls. >> it's really something that's tailor made. it's a unique circumstance that i'm uniquely qualified for. >> reporter: ehrlich says she only wants to fill what is left of leopold's term which ends next year and then leave office. >> it's so unique to have the circumstance.
NBC
Feb 11, 2013 5:00am EST
@wbaltv.com. >> president obama will deliver the first state of the union address from his second term tomorrow. hallie jackson joins us live with the latest. the president will deliver his message to a lot of listeners. >> perhaps more importantly the millions of americans watching on tv. >> the president of the united states. >> the moment when he gets an unchallenged opportunity to talk to the country and to define his agenda. >> the president will focus on one topic -- >> the economy will be central to the speech. >> president obama is likely to warned congress not to let big automatic spending cuts happen. >> thousands of americans in education or clean energy are likely to be laid-off. >> the president may touch on immigration reform and climate change. republicans are listening for something specific. >> he wants to join us to affect smarter cuts in spending. >> rand paul will deliver the tea party response. >> we believe you stimulate the economy by reducing taxes. >> florida senator mark rubio. he is rebutting more than just the state of the union. he was claimed the republican savior. he said
NBC
Feb 10, 2013 6:00pm EST
, in today's president obama will be laying out the state of the union. it is the speech he will use to lay the groundwork for his next four years in office. he is setting the stage for the spending showdown that will play out over the next few weeks. >> the economy, jobs, and the middle class are expected to be center stage on tuesday night as president obama delivers his fourth state of the union address. the president will be trying to take the high ground from republicans in the fight over budget cuts. >> they would rather ask more from the majority of americans and put our recovery at risk than close a single tax loophole for the wealthy. >> the president and democrats are demanding what they see as a fair balance. >> we need more revenue and more cuts. of like to see that in a bold proposal. >> if there is no deal by march 1, automatic spending cuts taken. >> these reductions do not make sense. we will hurt a lot of people. it is up to the president to act now. >> not everyone believes the across-the-board cuts could hurt the economy. >> the president is talking about a sequester. the
ABC
Feb 11, 2013 5:00am EST
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NBC
Feb 10, 2013 11:10pm EST
now ... where in just two days, president obama will be delivering his state of the union address. it's the speech he'll use to lay the groundwork for his next four years in office... but this time, the president is also setting the stage for a spending showdown that will play out over the next few weeks. brian mooar has the story from washington. take his message on the road... visiting asheville, north carolina,.. atlanta and chicago. mister obama's address will be followed by two responses from tea party republicans -- senators marco rubio and rand paul. [a33]tease 1-houston vo still ahead on 11 news... the music world marks a sad anniversary... on its biggest night of the year. how superstar whitney houston was honored in her hometown. plus... a former u-s attorney general... speaks out on behalf of the family of late football coach joe paterno. why they say the "freeh report"... is factually wrong. covering the nation... the family of late football coach joe paterno... responds to the so-called "freeh" report, commissioned by penn state university. along with former u-s attorney
FOX
Feb 11, 2013 9:00am EST
president obama will give his second and last ssate of the union president's top priorities are immigration reform.....andd most offall ....the nation's job crisis. but nexttsteps in endiig the u-s mmlitary effort in afghanistan. these &ptopics will make thh ssate of & the union the most watthed speech so ar in obama's & presidency. 3 at leastta dozen people are injured... after a tornado touched down ii souuhern mmssisssppi.take a look at phis incredible videe... caught on camerr. a state offeeergency wass declared on ccmpus at the university of souttern 3 tornado damaged a number of buildings. students are -3 currently on mardi ras break. it also hit the athletic -3 fields at oak grrve high school... where brett favre nnw coaches football.both schools are closed for today. 33 president obama declares a &pptate of emergency in ponnecticut... which took the -3 bbizzard.take a look at this video ut of wallingfordd.. &pwhere a firefiggher hiked through heavy snow... to rrsppon to a 9-1-1 emergency this past weekend.with many
ABC
Feb 6, 2013 12:00pm EST
obamas's speech writer is stepping down. he collaborated with the press and on the state of the union address, including the one set to be delivered next week. people all around the west during -- west wing praised him. the d.c. taxicab commission is paving the way for installing cash free payments system and the cars. the commission held a meeting this morning to lay down rules for how the credit card reader should be installed in its fleet. members will talk about rules for sedan services. the boy scouts of america has delayed its vote on whether to allow openly gay members in. it has been raising controversial on both sides. it will set for several months. >> the more than 2 million members of the boy scouts of america will now have to wait months to find out if the executive board will overturn its ban on gays got members and leaders. the organization delayed the decision until may. >> we are trying to do whatever we do what the young people we serve. >> police cows and former scout leaders delivered a petition-boy scout -- boys scouts and a former scout leaders delivered a petiti
CBS
Feb 11, 2013 4:00pm EST
the scene, washing his bedding and camera and what happened to the weapons. >>> president obama will address a number of high profile issues at tomorrow night's state of the union address. among them, gun violence jobs and sequestration. >> when president obama stands before congress tuesday night to deliver his state of the union address he'll be focused on the economy. >> the core emphasis that he's always placed in his big speeches remains the same and will remain the same, which is the need to make the economy better. >> in his second inauguration address the president highlighted climate change, immigration reform and gun control. with unemployment still hovering around 8% democrats are eager to hear the president's plan for getting americans back to work. republicans have been keeping their emphasis on jobs and the economy. >> the sooner we begin to address our fiscal problem i think the sooner the economy will begin to improve. >> as part of his economic message is president is expected to ask lawmakers to invest in education, infrastructure and clean energy. >> gun control will still
FOX
Feb 11, 2013 4:25am EST
night's big state of the union address by president barack obama. the president is expected to focus on job creation and economic growth at a time when unemployment remains high. mr.obama is also likely to touch on the looming sequestration automatic budget cuts due to kick in the first of march. this will be the president's first state of the union speech of his second term. >>> record setting snowfall. roads blocked. power outage, just a mess up there. >> when a baby is ready to arrive, a baby is ready to arrive, blizzard or not, it doesn't matter. more on that? just a minute. let's check in with tucker barnes who has already arrived. he is already here. >> feels that way. rain showers moving through the area for your morning commute. we have warmer temperatures on your way. i'll have details on your weather. julie wright has a look at your traffic coming up after the break. lucky charms?! ♪ yer always after me lucky charms! whoa. i forgot how good these taste! [ lucky ] ♪ they're magically delicious ♪ the one and only, cheerios >>> welcome back. one baby in massachusetts app
FOX
Feb 10, 2013 8:00am EST
. >>> in just two days president obama will deliver his first state of the union address as a second term president. he is expected to focus on job creation and the economy. critics say the poor economy could hurt his intentions of reforming the gun control laws, immigration policy, and climate change. >>> former vice president dick cheney is criticizing president obama's choices of cabinet nominations. he said "good folks need to hold the positions of secretary of state, cia director and secretary of defense." he also says the conditions in the middle east and north africa have worsened since mr. obama took office. >>> happening today, the family of penn state football coach joe paterno will release an official response. his wife sue broke her silence to defend her late husband. she says paterno is a moral man who never lied about the scandal. >>> d.c. >>> grammys are tonight. idol winner kelly clarkson is up for four grams and carly ray yep son has two nominations. >>> valentine's day came a few days early for some runners in southeast d.c. they took part in the cupid undie run saturday
FOX
Feb 11, 2013 6:00am EST
president obama's state of he union...... mmyor rawlings- blakk plans to give her tate of the city address this afternoon at city hall. at 2-30 the mayor longterm reformm for the city. the ssructural deffcct... ing changing tax infrastrrtcture to make baltimore mmre competitive foo growth.. and modern investments she thinks thh city should make. the new comes after a scathing review of he city's it's a high flyyng university of maryland tradiiion... nd it's coming back to the b--ore heallhy xpo. expo.joel d smith is live in college park with a preview of what you'll see from theee amaziig students who ddn't athleeic group..... but they do have toomake a big ppomise. 3 3 &p3 3 the b-more healthy expo returns to baltimore... saturday, february 23rd. screenings... see 3 stagessof áliveá entertainment... a fitt and fun kiis zone... and much baltimore convention center oo february 23rd.weell see you there! a speciil guest steals the show....at a alifornia hockey . game.this is "queen victoriaa phe condor"... wiih her penter ice at the bakersfield condors game... buu didd't really care fo
NBC
Feb 10, 2013 5:00am EST
obama delivers the first state of the union address of his second term and the officials say the president will focus his speech on booking the economics and threaten gun cell. -- gun control. >> the president may also use tuesday's toords announce the next step for ending the war in afghanistan by the end of 2014. >> it's 5:70 and 24 degrees on tv hill. the f.d.a. is warning doctors about a fake version of the cancer drug avast inand what you need to know. >> and the m.c.a. is in the hot seat for recording the conversations of passengers. is that uncon constitutional? >> 11 news sunday morn [ telephone rings ] good evening, this is flo. [laughs] yes, i'm that flo. aren't you sweet! licensed phone-ups available 24/7. call 1-800-progressive. how dowe get doing...olished room and make it shine? ...with a store full of ways to get it done. we can all throw on our work clothes... ...and throw out any doubt. because right now's the time to take those rooms from... ..."think i can do this?" to... ..."let me show you what i just did." more saving. more doing. that's the power of the
ABC
Feb 11, 2013 5:30pm EST
. >>> president obama will late lei out his priorities in the state of the union address. a white house spokesperson says they will lay out the growth of the middle class. he will also speak about legislation reform and gun control. >>> president obama will take to a different forum to address americans on wednesday at 4:50. the president will hold a google hangout. can you submit a question to the president president using the white house's yew youtube channel. >>> tonight, we'll arm you with the best information to make your valentine happy. we but baltimore chocolates to the test. our very own love doctor oversaw this experiment. >> this is fawn story we'll wife you give you at 11:00. because it's the healthiest chocolate around, we used dark chocolate. we went to 3 different chock la tiers -- chock particular tiers. -- chocolatiers. one of them actually won baltimore's best chocolatier in 2008. we will also ask people to tell us which one was the best. we'll tell you the result and see exactly which one was the best. we're hoping we'll have a fun package for you. >> makers' mark is
FOX Business
Feb 10, 2013 1:00am EST
along with john tobacco and steve murphy. welcome, everybody. president obama expected to tout the health care law in his state of the union on tuesday, but john, you say this law isn't doing anything, but making america sicker? >> yeah, brenda. i mean, after years, literally the last three years, barack obama's been telling americans, you won't lose your doctor, if you like your health insurance, you can keep your health insurance, now post-election, surprise! 7 million americans, the numbers are going higher. the cbo reports the dollars continue to go higher and really what it comes down to, we cannot afford this. small businesses can't afford to keep medicating their people and keeping them insured and at the end of the day this is just another sign of big government coming in with big plans that us, the taxpayers, just can't afford. >> well, steve, does it matter that we're losing employer-based health care plans, if more people are actually getting covered? >> yes, exactly. this plan is going to cover just about everybody. it makes me difference whether they get their heal
CSPAN
Feb 11, 2013 5:00pm EST
of the union address tomorrow night. later this week, work on a bill that would overturn president obama's executive order giving federal employees across-the- board pay increases. follow the house live here on c- span when members return tomorrow. and the senate is in session today. they gambled in earlier to continue work on the bill authorizing the violence against women act. that legislation provides prosecution for violent crimes committed against women, while enhancing provisions for native american, guay, and other victims. final passage vote is expected tomorrow. watch the senate live on c- span2. tomorrow, the senate armed services committee holds a hearing on the series of automatic spending cuts known as sequestration. those cuts are scheduled to start taking place march 1. we will hear testimony from deputy defense secretary ashton carter and members of the joint chiefs of staff on what the impact of sequestration will be. see the hearing live tuesday at 9:30 a.m. eastern on c-span3. earlier today, pope benedict xvi announced he will resign february 28 due to health concerns.
FOX
Feb 10, 2013 7:00am EST
in just two days president obama will give hii second nd last state of union & address.. the president's top prioritiis are gun control, climate change, immigrationn reform.....ann most of alll .....he nation's job crisis. experts suggest a call &pfor job creation and wage growth will be the speech's recurring themee planning o announceethe next stepp in ending theeu-s military effort in 3 topics will ake the staae of -the union the most watched speech remaining in obama's presidency. 3 president bama's second-term cabinet is shaping up to look a lot ifferent from his ffrstt with so many hiih-profile openings...the president has a chance to puuh his eammin a newwdirection. ut firstt... he needs to get his new nomineee confirmed. douu mmkelway has an pdatt on the status of the prrsidenn's picks and the confirmation rocess.. 3 p3 the process f conffimationn 3 kerry wassunusually smooth, but it could be roughee saiilng for ssme of the president's other cabinet nominees. the president ps stiillstan
CSPAN
Feb 11, 2013 7:00am EST
president obama will deliver the state of the union tomorrow, we will have full coverage of the president and the gop response. you can post your thoughts on our facebook page. on marker rubio giving the response for the republicans, here is the washington times below the fold this morning. here is a " -- that is "the washington times," on senator markhor rubio." let me show you two different takes on the economy here in the papers this morning. "u.s. a today," according to a survey -- two different perspectives on the economy this morning. we are talking about sequestration, march 1 is the deadline for congress and the president to come up with something to avoid sequestration. kevin, an independent scholar, what do you think? democrats want tax increases. caller: i think they should cut the medicaid and medicare. the president has to realize he had senior citizens with fixed income and they depend on medicare and medicaid to help with their medical bills. i agree with the caller from ohio. the economy is tough already. what happens if they did not come into the station on march 1. what
NBC
Feb 11, 2013 6:00am EST
about an iwatch? plus -- >> president obama is preparing for his state of the union address. what he is expected to focus on. >> the raw power of mother nature captured on tape when we continue. >> sometimes it is ok to stop and smell the roses. and smell the roses. >> now weather and traffic together on the 1's. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. it is a saw the start -- soggy start. we're dealing with some wet roads. there is accident off to the side that loch raven boulevard. 11 minutes on the north side. 13 minutes on the west side down to edmondson. just some yellow on southbound 295 down towards 100. 54 on 95 through howard county. this is 95 at the fort mchenry. 895 running smoothly at the harbor tunnel. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. ava marie is talking about flowers. >> good morning. we have the rain in place. 37 degrees at the airport. 39 downtown. the forecast coming up. we are talking about valentine's day. flowerslking at with chris. this is the busiest time of year for flower shops. >> we do 300-400. >> this is like the super bow
CBS
Feb 11, 2013 4:00am EST
years. >>> as president obama prepares to deliver his state of the union address tomorrow night, his administration continues to face questions from republicans about the deadly terrorist attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya. now one gop senator is plenling to hold up the confirmation of two of the president's appointees until he gets some answers about that attack. susan mcginnis is in washington with more. good morning susan. >> good morning, anne-marie. senator lindsey graham has been one of the biggest critics of the white house's response to the attacks in benghazi. now he's threatening to use his senatorial privilege to try to block the nomination of chuck hagel for defense secretary tear and john brennan for head of the cia in order to get the white house to give answers. >> you're about to make some news here, i think. you are saying that you are going to block the nominations. you're going to block them from coming to a vote until you get an answer to this. >> yes. >> reporter: on cbs's "face the nation" sunday, senator lindsey graham acknowledges he would use a r
CSPAN
Feb 11, 2013 12:00pm EST
. baltimore sun, front page in this morning about president obama's state of the union address which he will give tomorrow night, obama's speech to focus on jobs and the economy. he'll also touch on climate change, immigration and guns. that's the baltimore sun this morning. and then "the new york times"' front page, obama to renew drive for cuts in nuclear arms. the president will use his state of the union address on tuesday to reinvigorate one of his signature national security objectives, drastically reducing nuclear arsenals around the world. >> host: so in his state of the union address he will also be focusing on that, and that is tomorrow night. also the fed page this morning of "the washington post," being first lady's guest can be a game changer. it has a little history in "the washington post" this morning about the first lady and their guests. and emily kyle writes hundreds of people have sat in that box since first lady nancy reagan invited lenny to join her for the 1982 address. a federal worker who plunged into the chilly potomac river to save a survivor of an air florida
FOX News
Feb 9, 2013 11:00am PST
, everybody. president obama expected to tout the health care law in his state of the union on tuesday, but john, you say this law isn't doing anything, but making america sicker? >> yeah, brenda. i mean, after years, literally the last three years, barack obama's been telling americans, you won't lose your doctor, if you like your health insurance, you can keep your health insurance, now post-election, surprise! 7 million americans, the numbers are going higher. the cbo reports the dollars continue to go higher and really what it comes down to, we cannot afford this. small businesses can't afford to keep medicating their people and keeping them insured and at the end of the day this is just another sign of big government coming in with big plans that us, the taxpayers, just can't afford. >> well, steve, does it matter that we're losing employer-based health care plans, if more people are actually getting covered? >> yes, exactly. this plan is going to cover just about everybody. it makes me difference whether they get their health insurance through an employer or whether they get it t
ABC
Feb 11, 2013 5:30am EST
. reporting live in downtown baltimore, sherrie johnson, abc2 news. >>> president barack obama is also getting ready for his address. tomorrow the president will give his state of the union remarks. he's expected to talk about job crairks immigration reform and reducing -- job creation, immigration reform and reducing gun violence. he'll talk about old and new policies aimed at helping the middle class. you can follow any updates on the state of the union on our twitter page along with breaking news. just search for abc2 news. >>> maryland's former first lady wants the top job in anne arundel county. linda so is here to tell us about kendel ehrlich's plans to run. >> reporter: she wants to be the leading county in anne arundel county. she plans to figure out this week if she has the support of at least four council members. that's what she needs to win the seat. the deadline to apply for the position is this friday. the mere fact she's a woman, she says, sets her apart. she wants to replace leopold who resigned after being found of misconduct in office earlier month. he also faces several civi
MSNBC
Feb 5, 2013 8:00am PST
things in the hour. president obama is gearing up for the state of the union with a multi-pronged push on immigration reform while congress is taking a course in citizenship 101. we'll get the lowdown from luke russert and joy reid, and the president doubled down on the assault weapons ban, but what can he and congress learn from 1994? we'll get in the way back machine. >>> and president michael waldman joins us for a discussion in the gop scheme to prevent minority rule. the white rule conservative kind. all that when "now" starts in a mere 180 seconds. what we need are people prepared for the careers of our new economy. by 2025 we could have 20 million jobs without enough college graduates to fill them. that's why at devry university, we're teaming up with companies like cisco to help make sure everyone is ready with the know-how we need for a new tomorrow. [ male announcer ] make sure america's ready. make sure you're ready. at devry.edu/knowhow. ♪ the delightful discovery. the sweet realization that you have a moment all to yourself. well, almost. splenda® no calorie sweetener.
NBC
Feb 5, 2013 7:00am EST
one week ahead of his state of the union address. president obama is juggling a full plate of proposals on guns and immigration. janet napolitano. >> we are committed to making sure this sector and the entire southwest border remains secure. >> reporter: immigration reform would allow estimated 11 million undocumented immigrants living in the u.s. to earn citizenship. on monday he took his push for tougher gun laws to minneapolis, the city known as murderapolis in the mid '90s. >> weapons of war have no place on our streets or in our schools or threaten iing our law enforcement officers. >> reporter: against the backdrop of those officers, president obama urged supporters to call on congress to act. >> we don't have to agree on everything to agree it's time to do something. >> reporter: while both sides largely agree with a need for extended background checks, reinstating the assault weapons ban remains the most controversial effort. president obama is ignoring the nation's economic challenges, critics say. >> our economy could use some presidential leadership right now. >>
FOX
Feb 11, 2013 5:00am EST
and handguns from the student's home. >>> we will soon get an idea of president barack obama's second term agenda when he gives the state of the union speech tomorrow night. the president is also expected to lay out ideas to solve the budget crisis and topping the list is the sequester those massive automatic spending cuts that are schedule to take effect on march 1st. the president has suggested a mix of spending cuts and tax hikes but republicans say they can't accept any more tax increases. >> when an injury are illness makes it impossible for to you work, disability pay cab lifesaver. >> but the government says far too many people are abusing the program. -- can be a lifesaver. >> we have rain showers moving on through. most of the rain will be out of here by the end of the commute. we'll be dealing with warmer temperatures. i'm have the details on the weather. julie wright will have a look at the traffic coming up. [ male announcer ] liste to this symphony of flavor: crrkkhshziiiizzlllee. beautiful. shhhhshshshshhshshhhhhsshhhshs. gorgeous! here comes the crescendo. kkerrrrbbuuuuuucra
FOX Business
Feb 5, 2013 11:00am EST
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NBC
Feb 10, 2013 9:00am EST
check no one had submitted an application for that. >> and president obama is expected to focus on job creation and economic growth in his state of the union address. still the struggling economy could force him to pursue second-term priorities such as gun control and climate change and announce the next steps towards leaving afghanistan. >> 9:07. 37 degrees at b.w.i. still ahead, five ways to help you better manage your finances. >> and no clear frontrunner at tonight's grammy eye wards, so who do critics expect to take home? >> and we will have a look at the seven-day forecast which the seven-day forecast which does >> good morning. we're starting you off with a live view from tower cam looking over the northern part of baltimore. it's currently 34 downtown and 30 at the airport. the winds are calm at this point the barometer showing a pressurizing to 307b948 inches. so that's good news. high pressure is building in the area that's the calm in between the next system that moves in. clouds should be returning later in the day. temperatures are on the chilly side. we started off in the
CBS
Feb 11, 2013 6:00pm EST
personally to express his condolences. first lady michelle obama also attended her funeral. >>> the president is preparing to give his first state of the union address of his second term on tuesday tomorrow. the speech will search as a bookend to his inaugural address. presidential watchers say we could see new policies on issues. >>> three days later and people across much of the northeast are still digging out from a historic blizzard. some places getting more than 30-inches of snow. michelle miller reports for wjz from smith town. >> reporter: this is what a 32- mile stretch of the long island expressway looked like for much of the weekend. car after car buried under the snow. >> there were hundreds of residents literally who were within miles of making their way back to their houses when the snow just swallowed them up. >>> similar scenes unfolded across long island's roadways. even emergency vehicles were left stranded. >> if they would have had a plow we would have been home already. >> reporter: drivers huddled inside their froz
CSPAN
Feb 8, 2013 7:00am EST
journey goes forward. and the state of our union is strong. >> tuesday, president obama deliver as of this year's address live on c-span. with our preview program starting at 8:00 p.m. eastern and the president at 9:00, followed by the gop response and your reaction. tuesday night on c-span, c-span radio, and c-span.org. >> first lady helen taft on discussing politics. but i always had the satisfaction knowing almost as much as he about the intricacies of an assiduous in. i think any woman can discuss with the -- with their husband national interest. i became phil yet -- familiar with more than politics. >> helen taft, whose husband, william howard taft, was the only man to serve as president and supreme court justice. one of the women who served as first lady in the new original series "first ladies -- influence and image." their public and private lives, influence on the public. but despite the white house historical sketch which. season one begins president's day, february 18, 9:00 eastern and pacific on c-span, c-span radio, and c-span.org. >> "washington journal" continues.
MSNBC
Feb 4, 2013 8:00am PST
applaud president obama for making it such a priority. >> the state of the union just over a week away now. you bring up the fact that you do like the president's all-encompassing approach. however, the nra has been obstinate in going against the president and anybody else who wants to talk about gun control. wayne lapierre, appearing with chris wallace over the weekend, talking about what he believes is the president's stance that he's not being public about. take a listen. >> they leafletted the country with flyers like this, obama's not going to take your gun, obama will protect gun rights, and now he's trying to take away all three. i mean, what they'll do is they'll turn this universal check on the law-abiding into a universal registry of law-abiding people and law-abiding people don't want that. >> sir, it seems to be that wayne lapierre has come out against any type of reform in any general direction that's been discussed so far. when it comes to the second amendment and as someone who has suffered at the hands of an accidental gunshot, what are your feelings about how the left can
CNN
Feb 5, 2013 9:00am EST
this conversation again we will be open to it. >> president obama meeting with two groups today about how immigration reform fits into his broader economic agenda. next hour he meets with labor leaders, union leaders at about 3:20. >>> then a little later this afternoon he will meet with business leaders as well. >>> baltimore ravens will proudly show off their super bowl trophy at their parade this morning not long after the team thought they lost it. the washington post reports they actually lost track of the lombardi trophy somewhere between the presentation and the team owner's party on sunday night. rest assured, the security person had the trophy all along, and it managed to get back on the team plane to baltimore. so they will have it during the big parade in the city today. >>> a bigger super bowl mystery lingers why did the light go nought new orleans for 34 minutes? the new orleans city council called an emergency meeting of the council's utility committee for friday to try to get to the bottom of it. cnn's john zarrella reports on what we know and what we don't. >> reporter: th
NBC
Feb 6, 2013 5:00pm EST
fios. >> president obama's says he wants all democrats behind in this term and yesterday the unification process in annapolis. he lettered a preview of next week's state of the union address hoping to get senate democrats on board with his push for medicare and immigration reform, budget issues, and a ban on assault weapons. a warning from defense secretary leon panetta that automatic spendinge board cuts would damage national security. the cuts take effect on march 1 unless congress can agree on a deficit-reduction plan. sally kidd has the latest on the republican plan from our washington bureau. >> republican members of the house and senate armed services committee say their proposal would achieve $85 billion in savings without raising taxes. the republican plan calls for reduction in the federal work force through attrition and a pay freeze for members of congress. >> this is the way of doing it without cutting defense is -- defenses and without raising taxes. >> sequestration will be delayed for one year while congress works on a long-term deficit reduction plan. >> e
FOX Business
Feb 6, 2013 9:20am EST
of oil right now we're down, $95 per barrel. while gas prices are going up, president obama is focused on climate change. at the state of the union next week, the president plans to announce he'll use executive power to curb carbon at power plants. and he made an indication in his inaugural speech. here is some of that. >> we will respond to the threat of climate change knowing that the failure to do so would betray our children and future generations. some may still deny the overwhelming judgment of science, but none can avoid the devastating impact of raging fires, crippling drought and more powerful storms. >> all right, now, the white house says look, nothing it final. a decision whether to use executive action versus legislation that requires congressional approval that may not come until later this year. the point here is, a, climate change legislation is on the table, and b, the president may bypass congress to get what he wants. and may want more taxes on the rich. and keith ellison proposing a plan to closing loopholes, he wants a trillion more from the rich. i spoke to him ye
CNN
Feb 5, 2013 6:00am PST
obama pushing immigration reform today, he'll meet with leaders of labor unions and progressive groups like the naacp, separately he will meet in the afternoon with a dozen business leaders, including those from goldman sachs, yahoo and coca-cola. king richard iii's newly discovered skull has been used to recreate or actually create this 3-d model of his face. and this comparison image you can see the bust on the right it's pretty darn similar to richard's painted portrait on the left. isn't that strange how that happened. dna tests confirm human remains found under a parking lot in britain are those of the king. officials at the boy scouts of america headquarters in dallas, texas have a lot of reading today. a group of scouts and leaders delivered more -- delivered 1.4 million signatures on lots and lots of petitions, they are hoping the organization will vote this week, actually wednesday, to end the national policy banning gays. that's our talkback question today should the boy scouts of america lift its ban on gays. facebook.com/carol cnn. it's been a heated conversation. your resp
CSPAN
Feb 11, 2013 8:30am EST
.m. eastern. and tomorrow, president obama delivers his fourth state of union address to a joint session of congress. our coverage starts at 8 p.m. eastern and includes the president's speech at nine. followed by the republican response from florida center marco rubio. and throughout the night we will have some journalists and other members of congress. and get your thoughts on the most important issues facing the nation. by phone, twitter and facebook. tuesday night on c-span. >> so she might expect given the breadth of products that we have, smart phones, tablets, televisions, computers, appliances, one of the areas that we're investing a lot is the multi-screen connectivity because we already see many consumers multitasking. you're on your couch watching tv but you're also texting on your phone or also looking at the internet on your tablet, something like that. so how do we link those devices to each other? how we also link them to the clout or link them to the internet? one very good example is the camera, we'll launch the camera last year. a camera now built-in with 4g can't activi
NBC
Feb 5, 2013 6:00pm EST
minimum. afl-cio unions are onboard to end that. >> prevent what's wrong from driving down the wages of everybody else. >> reporter: analysts say that under president obama, the u.s./mexican boarder is more secure. the net number of migrants not increasing. activists demand, reform, now. >> not contingent at all on additional enforcement, whether it is border security or any other types of enforcement. >> reporter: at the first house hearing on the obama initiative -- >> the question is what to do about the 10 million or more people not lawfully here. >> reporter: republicans remain wary. >> what cannot become is a nation with the laws enforced selectively or not at all. >> reporter: boehner sounds open to option. >> this is about trying on get it right. on behalf of the american people and those who are suffering under an immigration system that doesn't work very well for anybody. >> reporter: the issue hurt republicans in november. latinos turning out to vote democratic. the backers of citizenship for illegal immigrants figure now might be the best chance ever to get it done. i'm s
NBC
Feb 5, 2013 4:00pm EST
to 12 million people illegally in the u.s. many accept pay below the legal minimum. afl-cio unions are onboard to end that. >> and prevent what's wrong from driving down the wages of everybody else. >> reporter: and analysts say under president obama, the u.s./mexican boarder is more secure. the net number of migrants, not increasing. activists demand reform now. >> not contingent at all on enforcement, whether it is border security or any other types of enforcement. >> reporter: at the first house hearing on the obama initiative -- >> the question is what to do about the 10 million or more people not lawfully here. >> reporter: -- republicans remain wary. >> what we cannot become is nation with laws enforced selectively or not at all. >> reporter: house speaker boehner is no rush but sounds open to action. >> this is not trying to get it right. on behalf of the american people, and those who are suffering under an immigration system that doesn't work very well for anybody. >> reporter: the issue hurt republicans in november. latinos turning out to vote democratic. backers of citiz
NBC
Feb 9, 2013 7:00am EST
obama will spend the weekend working on his state of the union address. it's a speech that will focus largely on the economy and the middle class. this as washington gets closer to yet another potential economic crisis. amy baca ohlert is a high school counselor from colorado. she's traveled to washington with other educators with a message to congress. >> the time when we are looking at ways to keep our schools safer, these across-the-board cuts would impact those positions and those people who keep our schools safe. >> reporter: she's talking about the so-called sequester. $85 billion in spending cuts set to kick in march 1. meant to be so egregious that lawmakers would have to come to agreement on deficit reduction. but that hasn't happened. and time is running out. >> if the sequester is allowed to go forward, thousands of americans who work in fields like national security, education, or clean energy are likely to be laid off. >> reporter: the cuts would also amount to a 13% reduction for the military. >> this will badly damage our national defense and compromise our ability to r
CSPAN
Feb 7, 2013 5:00pm EST
the entire hearing at 8:00 p.m. we're going to take you to president obama speaking to democrats in leesburg, virginia. we're getting a preview to the state of the union for next week he talked about gun control and immigration. it is about 20 minutes. [cheers and applause] >> thank you. fired up? let me just say to all of the leaders gathered here today, because we are here as leaders for the 310 million americans who cannot be in washington every day to cast votes, to change this country for the better. they have asked us, they have given us the privilege to do that for them. we're hear, minds focused, sleeves rolled up, because we know we have work to do. we know we need to have a leader of this country who is ready to get to work. my friends, i don't think there is any doubt in november, the american people decided they knew who they wanted to be their leader for the next four years. [cheers and applause] we are very pleased that today we convey a message to our president, barack obama that we are ready to work. we see what it means to work. under the leadership of our leader and then sp
CSPAN
Feb 5, 2013 7:00am EST
to overhaul immigration regulations with the hope that organizing immigrant workers can increase unions shrinking ranks. the afl-cio president richard trumka and other labor leaders are set to meet with president obama and other members of the administration. the subject of immigration also the focus of a hearing on capitol hill this morning. at 10:15 a.m. eastern time, the house judiciary committee meets for testimony on the issue. you can hear it live on c-span radio or watch it live on c- span3. >> the single thing that calvin coolidge did is when he left office, the budget was lower than when he came in. that is the story for us now. >> how did he do that? >> the economy grew a lot, maybe 3% sometime. unemployment was below 5%. the budget was balanced due to his own parsimony. how did he help the budget to keep going lower and how did that the budget a lot? he got the government out of the way of the economy. >> amity shlaes traces the presidency of calvin coolidge. host: abdul mujeeb khalvatgar is the executive director of the nai media institute in afghanistan. let's begin with yo
Current
Feb 5, 2013 3:00am PST
to show -- this is what i wrote about it. a chance to show that there's a lot more union animity on guns and gun control than i think the nra wants people to think in washington. because of polling and things like that. that's what obama was saying. there is a lot we agree on. the things like background checks. >> bill: we are going into a break. i think that's true, people outside the beltway. you and i did not see that unanimity at the senate hearing last week. we'll talk more about that. we'll be joined by frank rich, "new york" magazine next, columnist extraordinaire coming up in the next segment. >> announcer: this is the "bill press show." guys that do reverse mortgage commercials? those types are coming on to me all the time now. laughing and the thinkers thinking. >>ok, so there's wiggle room in the ten commandments, that's what you're saying. you would rather deal with ahmadinejad than me. >>absolutely. >> and so would mitt romney. (vo) she's joy behar. >>and the best part is that current will let me say anything. what the hell were they thinking? >> announcer: this is the
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